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Loire Valley in December. Photo by Cathy Henton Every December as Christmas nears, we anticipate the pleasure of spending time with family and friends over...

Citrus Etoile Chef Gilles Epié holds the record for being the youngest starred chef in France aged 22, nobody understands why Michelin have not awarded...

Every once in awhile someone comes up with a really great concept and I tip my hat to Fred Pouillot for his creation of...

One of the perks of living in Paris is to have the opportunity to go to “dégustations”. These are events sponsored by small producers...

Back in the 8th century AD there was a Benedictine monk and traveling confessor named Émilion. He wandered the lands, far and wide, eventually...

The heart of Gascony produces the oldest brandies in France.  Its vineyards, inherited from the Romans, have been in steady production since the middle...

  The Loire Valley is only an hour and a half by TGV from Paris and it’s easy to pop down to experience la douceur Angevine....

Cuisine de Bar & Bakery Poilâne, Paris 3rd The first Right Bank Poilâne bakery has launched in NOMA (North of Marais) in former bistro Le...

Cognac, the world's most imitated brandy, can legally be made only in a relatively small area surrounding the town of Cognac, which is north of...

Château Margaux in Bordeaux On a recent trip to Bordeaux on assignment I had the opportunity to visit the famous estate of Château Margaux in...

Alsace is the scenic eastern French region that borders Germany along the Rhine River. There is a geographic fault here and the area is...

La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...